After 22 years, Fresno State president John D. Welty is retiring. His tenure has seen the creation of many programs and much infrastructure improvement. He also initiated a spirit of community service among Fresno State’s student body.
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The Fresno State Dance Marathon was held Saturday evening in the Student Recreation Center. The marathon raised money on behalf of the Bulldog Pantry. Associated Students Inc. (ASI) as well as the Student Recreation Center, Administrative Services, Greek Life, Auxiliary Student Union, University Student Union, Student Affairs and Alumni Association. With caution tape cordoning off [...]
The Fresno State chapter of the honor society of Phi Kappa Phi initiated 136 new student members April 17 and awarded three student scholarships, one of them in tribute to retiring university President John Welty. Alex Tran, a senior majoring in biology, received the John D. Welty Phi Kappa Phi Scholarship.
On Monday afternoon, two bombs went off at the 116th annual Boston Marathon. According to the Associated Press three people died and more than 140 were injured.
Immigration was the topic of discussion at the 2013 Roger Tatarian Journalism Symposium. The event took place at Fresno State’s Satellite Student Union on Wednesday. The event was cosponsored by the Department of Mass Communications and Journalism, as well as the Fresno State ASI Readership Program.
On April 12, The Atlantic printed a story about the trial of Kermit Gosnell, a West Philadelphia doctor who ran the Women’s Medical Society for more than 30 years. This clinic was billed as a place for taking care of a myriad of issues, from the nebulous “family planning” to dental care. Yet, Gosnell will [...]
Assembly Bill 67 (AB 67), which was authored by Republican legislators of the California State Assembly, was passed with bi-partisan support in the Assembly’s Higher Education Committee. It is now been re-referred to the Assembly Committee on Appropriations. Assemblymembers Kristin Olsen (R-Modesto), Rocky Chavez (R-Oceanside) and Jeff Gorell (R-Camarillo) authored the bill. It was supported [...]
It has been a year in the making, but Fresno State’s College Republicans have made a significant donation to the Henry Madden Library. Last academic year, before he graduated, previous club president Daniel Harrison began collecting books with a right-wing political theme. He filled one large cardboard box. His peers, who have continued the book [...]
National Ag Week kicked off at Fresno State with the opening of the new building housing the Rue and Gwen Gibson Farm Market. Fresno State’s Agriculture Council organized events throughout the week.